HOW TO REACH HERCULANEUM
Located in the shadow of Mount Vesuvius, Herculaneum(Italian: Ercolano) was an ancient Roman town destroyed byvolcanic pyroclastic flows in 79 AD. Its ruins are located in the commune of Ercolano, Campania, Italy.
By Car: take the A3 highway, direction Napoli, and exit at “Ercolano”. Follow the brown signposts to “Ercolano Scavi”. Parking available next to the entrance. Length: 25 minutes.
By train: catch the Circumvesuviana train from the station behind the Church of Pompei. Direction: Napoli. Stop: Ercolano Scavi. Trains to Herculaneum depart 16 minutes passed every hour (8:16 - 9:16 etc.).
Attention: To come back to Pompei, from Ercolano Scavi station, you must take the Poggiomarino/Scafati direction, and then get off at Pompei.
Return schedule: 11:25 11:55 12:25 13:24 14:25 14:54 15:25 16:25 17:24 17:55 18:25 18:54 19:25 19:55
1 April – 31 October: every day from 8:30 to 19:30 (last entrance at 18.00)
1 November - 31 March: every day from 8:30 to 17:00 (last entrance at 15:30)
Herculaneum one day ticket - Regular € 11,00; Reduced ticket € 5,50 (*)
5 sites (Pompeii, Herculaneum, Oplonti, Stabia, Boscoreale) – 3 days in a row - Regular: € 20,00; Reduced ticket: € 10,00 (*)
Free ticket: for UE citizens under 18 yo and over 65.
(*) Reduced ticket: for UE citizens between 18-25 years old and for UE teachers
Free and reduced tickets can be assigned only proving age with a valid ID or passport